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Reuse remote teaching resources

During lockdown, teachers worked so hard to create engaging remote resources. Now that we’re back in class, let’s continue using these to enhance teaching and learning

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The movement of ions: bringing electrolysis to life

Demonstrate the movement of positive and negative ions with a simpler, safer version of this classic demo

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Teach Chemistry

Discover support designed to help you and your colleagues deliver high-quality, engaging chemistry lessons within a supportive science department. Get access to exclusive benefits for your school or institution, including activities and ideas linked to eight themes of effective practice. All devised to build confidence in your classroom and department

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Teacher PD

Expand your skills, knowledge, expertise and confidence. Take a comprehensive approach to professional development with our well-rounded programme of training and learning that aims to support every aspect of your Chemistry teaching

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Teacher mentoring

Further your career with our mentoring schemes. We pair experienced educators with early career teachers in order to provide support and guidance, as well as contribute to the professional development of both mentor and mentee

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UK Chemistry Olympiad

Find out more about the leading chemistry competition for secondary school students in the UK, including how to enter, supporting resources and FAQs.

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Curriculum support

Find out how we can support you in delivering the national curriculum for chemistry and science

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